Daily Digest – November 7. Judge Denies Motion to Remand FDCPA Case Back to State Court; Mass. Regulator Issues Cease Order for Unlicensed Collector

JUDGE DENIES MOTION TO REMAND FDCPA CASE BACK TO STATE COURT

  • A District Court judge in New York has denied a plaintiff’s motion to remand a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case back to state court, rebuffing the plaintiff’s argument that remand was required because all of the defendants in the case did not consent to removing the case to federal court in the first place.
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MASS. REGULATOR ISSUES CEASE ORDER FOR UNLICENSED COLLECTOR

  • The Massachusetts Division of Banks has issued a cease and desist order to a debt collector that has been accused of operating in the state for more than six years without a license, in violation of state law.
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APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS RULING FOR DEFENDANT IN FCRA CASE OVER BK NOTATION ON CREDIT REPORT

  • The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has upheld a lower court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of a credit reporting agency that was accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act because it erroneously reported a father’s bankruptcy on his son’s credit report because the original petitions both had the son’s Social Security number, determining that the agency followed reasonable procedures to assure maximum possible accuracy of the reported information.
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EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Industry experts Stefanie Jackman, Ron Canter, Chuck Dodge, Joann Needleman, Carlos Ortiz, and David Schultz provide their perspectives and analysis of the legal and compliance trends shaping the ARM industry.
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